A Message from
the Executive Director

October 2014

Isaiah G. Cooper

Message Archive:
NEARING COMPLETION…
Many of our clients, friends and donors ask—when are we going to open the new facility? In a word-Soon. As we get the final permits, contractors complete their task and township grants final approval C of O (Certificate of Occupancy) -the USDA, Foodbank, State of NJ and Township will sign off and we can complete the task that has taken us 10 years and over $500,000.00 to complete.

As we go forward, our volunteers are diligently working to insure our clients have things they need most:

  • Back to School-distributed over 100 backpacks and school supplies.
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners
  • Christmas
  • Coat Drive
  • The Move to our new Building
As well as an ever increasing need for food. The volunteers, trustees and churches of the Ministerium will be working to make things happen. We need you to continue to support us.

 The Pathway to Success!

The Bricks are In!

The Bricks are In!

Food Supplies are low! - The drain on our food supplies is high. While our volunteers are busy, making preparation for the new building and the oncoming holidays - we are always on the lookout for more and better food supplies to support our communities. All donations, big or small are truly appreciated, every little bit helps. We cannot do it without you. Visit our How You Can Help page for more details.
 
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formerly known as the Food Stamp Program is of great assistance to many people who are struggling financially and need assistance in purchasing food. Foodbank personnel are available at different locations on a monthly basis throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties to assist persons who would like to apply.  For further information contact the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties – (732) 918-2600 ext. 234.  If you know of someone that needs assistance in applying please provide this information to them. Spanish speaking personnel available. See also: USDA Food and Nutrition web site.

Foodbank personnel will be available in Keyport at the
Spanish American Club
43 E. Front Street, Keyport NJ, 07735
Please call the food pantry to confirm dates & Times for this month.

Keyport Spanish American Club
      
In ending this message please accept our personal “Thank You” from the KMFP Volunteers for your generosity and all your support of our ongoing efforts.

If you have any questions, comments, etc. please feel free to contact us. 



 
 
 
 
 
 
Isaiah G. Cooper
Executive Director
Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Inc.
 
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